GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION

The Giant Pumpkin Competition showcases a variety of large and heavy pumpkins of all shapes and colours. There is skill in growing giant pumpkins and special seeds and care is needed. If you plan ahead, anyone can grow a giant pumpkin for our competition. Come along and see the display.

Entry is FREE

Age groups: 

Prep – 6yrs

7yrs – 12yrs

13yrs & over

Nominations open at 8.00am @ Pumpkin Central

All pumpkins to be on site by 8.00am

Prizes: 1st place – Rosette, $50.00 Gift voucher, certificate

2nd place – $25.00 Gift voucher, certificate

Highly Commended – Certificate

Prizes presented to winners immediately following judging

GOOMERI PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION WINNERS SINCE 1998

Year Winner/s Weight Origin
1998 J Wooley 80kg
1999 M Scott 59.5kg Nanango
2000 R Leadbetter 129kg Lismore
2001 M Falkenhagen 50kg Goomeri
2002 S Totivan 39.4kg Sandy Creek
2003 S Silburn 89kg Goomeri
2004 S Silburn 32.5kg Goomeri
2005 P Moss 41kg Kingaroy
2006 M Lawless 120kg Booubyjan
2007 C Smith 16.8kg Manumbar
2008 C Smith 118.5kg Manumbar
2009 R Higgins 87.5kg Toowoomba
2010 M Lawless 151.5kg Booubyjan
2011 C Smith Manumbar
2012 C Smith 51.5kg Manumbar
2013 R Laherty 220kg Kingaroy
2014 Marie Kalkaus 134kg Morayfield
2015 Marie Kalkaus 64.8kg Morayfield
2016 Des Miller 76.5kg